The Sound of One Hand Clapping

design Letterbox | collaborator Mary Callahan | client Pan Macmillan

Winner | apa Best Designed Book Cover 1998

Richard Flanagan’s seminal 1997 book, The Sound of One Hand Clapping, was based around a family’s difficult post-war migration to Australia, this book cover was painstakingly designed with custom typography as well as individual potato-cuts of Edelweiss flowers featured on the endpapers.

Published by Pan Macmillan Australia. Internals by Mary Callaghan. Cover Typography by Letterbox.